revert back vs revert : Common Errors in English

About revert back vs revert

Since “revert” means “go back,” many people feel that “revert back” is a pointless redundancy. “Revert” all by itself is better.

revert Meaning(s)

  • (v) go back to a previous state
  • (v) undergo reversion, as in a mutation

revert back in News

  1. ‘The Walking Dead’: Save for the apocalypse with the Rick Grimes bust bank — EXCLUSIVE IMAGE

    It is widely assumed that when the inevitable zombie apocalypse finally occurs, survivors will revert back to a barter economy
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Entertainment Weekly

  2. North Aurora plans electric company switch

    NORTH AURORA – The village of North Aurora has decided to terminate its agreement with Integrys Energy Services Inc. for electric supply to residents and small commercial businesses and revert back to the default ComEd rates.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Kane County Chronicle

  3. Milan Transfer News: Deadline Set for Alessandro Diamanti

    After Silvio Berlusconi told coach Massimiliano Allegri to revert back to a 4-3-1-2, a formation change that has since been confirmed by Milan Vice President Adriano Galliani , Milan has found themselves in the market for a trequartista . Multiple names have emerged as potential targets, but perhaps no rumor currently has more traction than the one linking Milan with a €10 million move for ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Bleacher Report

revert in News

  1. Weather Warning Changes After Bedford City Becomes a Town

    Bedford, VA - Residents in Bedford have been reviewing emergency preparedness plans as the city prepares to revert to town status.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: ABC 13 Lynchburg

  2. ‘The Walking Dead’: Save for the apocalypse with the Rick Grimes bust bank — EXCLUSIVE IMAGE

    It is widely assumed that when the inevitable zombie apocalypse finally occurs, survivors will revert back to a barter economy
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Entertainment Weekly

  3. Columbia’s Whitney Hotel OK’d for condos/apartments

    The Whitney Hotel will revert to condominiums – what the building was built for in the early 1980s – but units could be leased as apartments if they don’t sell.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The State

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